Postgraduate Year

The postgraduate year at Interlochen is designed for the student who desires an additional year in a high school setting to focus on greater artistic preparation before entering college, conservatory, university or art school.

The postgraduate student at Interlochen is required to enroll in at least one academic class of their choice each semester. The remainder of their course selections may be comprised of classes which relate to their major, courses in other art disciplines and/or additional academic classes which will enhance their high school transcript. Post-graduate students receive a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of their year at the Interlochen Arts Academy.

Arts Area Core Curriculum

Students interested in pursuing a post-graduate year of study at Interlochen may contact an admission representative at 800.681.5912 or 231.276.7472 or email